I have moved to a new website! Please check it out here:


I will no longer be updating this WordPress site.

See you on the other side!!

-Jonathan B. Koch


Welcome to my fundamental niche on the web. Most of the information you find here will be in regards to my current and past research projects with the Department of Biology at Utah State University and the United States Department of Agriculture – Agriculture Research Service. However, I also hope to use this opportunity to network with scientists, educators, and biodiversity advocates about our interests in conservation biology, geographic information systems, and molecular ecology. If you have any questions about my research, please do not hesitate to leave a comment. I look forward to hearing from you!

P.S. The sweet photo of delicate arch in Arches National Park is by Armen Armaghanyan.